There are 8 ways to get from Hakone to Kanazawa by train, bus, car, taxi or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  4 h 26 min

  1. Take the train from Odawara to Tokyo Shinkansen Kodama / ...
  2. Take the train from Tokyo to Kanazawa Shinkansen Kagayaki

$197 - $268

Cheapest option

Bus via Hirayu Onsen  •  12 h 1 min

  1. Take the bus from Fujikyu-Highland Station to Hirayu Onsen
  2. Take the bus from Takayama Bus Terminal to Kanazawa Station

$124 - $139

6 alternative options

Bus JR East Group  •  11 h 32 min

  1. Take the bus from Senkyorou-Mae to Tokyo Station Yaesu Exit
  2. Take the bus from Tokyo to Kanazawa

$128 - $134

Drive  •  5 h 6 min

  1. Drive from Hakone to Kanazawa 235.7 miles

$35 - $60

Taxi, train to Tokyo Haneda, fly to Komatsu, train  •  4 h 18 min

  1. Take a taxi from Hakone to Odawara
  2. Take the train from Odawara to Shinagawa
  3. Fly from Tokyo Haneda (HND) to Komatsu (KMQ) HND - KMQ
  4. Take the train from Komatsu to Kanazawa

$206 - $461

Taxi, train to Tokyo Haneda, fly to Toyama, train  •  5 h 2 min

  1. Take a taxi from Hakone to Odawara
  2. Take the train from Odawara to Shinagawa
  3. Fly from Tokyo Haneda (HND) to Toyama (TOY) HND - TOY
  4. Take the train from Toyama to Kanazawa

$218 - $545

Train, train to Tokyo Narita, fly to Komatsu  •  5 h 13 min

  1. Take the train from Odawara to Tokyo
  2. Take the train from Tokyo to Narita Airport Terminal 2
  3. Fly from Tokyo Narita (NRT) to Komatsu (KMQ) NRT - KMQ

$227 - $634

Train to Tokyo Haneda, fly to Wajima, bus  •  5 h 58 min

  1. Take the train from Odawara to Shinagawa
  2. Fly from Tokyo Haneda (HND) to Wajima (NTQ) HND - NTQ
  3. Take the bus from Anamizu to Koyodai

$274 - $612

What companies run services between Hakone, Japan and Kanazawa, Japan?

You can take a train from Hakone to Kanazawa via Odawara and Tokyo in around 4 h 26 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Hakone to Kanazawa via Senkyorou-Mae, Tokyo Station Yaesu Exit, and Tokyo in around 11 h 32 min.

Airlines
All Nippon Airways
Website
ana.co.jp
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Komatsu
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $480
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Toyama
Ave. Duration
58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $430
Flights from Tokyo Narita to Komatsu
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $900
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Wajima
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $390
Japan Airlines
Website
jal.com
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Komatsu
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $650
Ibex Airlines
Website
ibexair.co.jp
Flights from Tokyo Narita to Komatsu
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Train operators
Japan Railways Shinkansen
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Odawara to Tokyo
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Train from Tokyo to Kanazawa
Ave. Duration
2 h 31 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$85 - $130
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Train from Odawara to Shinagawa
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Train from Toyama to Kanazawa
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Japan Railways Thunderbird
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Komatsu to Kanazawa
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $17
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Bus operators
JR Bus Kanto
JR East Group
Website
jrbuskanto.co.jp.e.wn.hp.transer.com
Bus from Tokyo to Kanazawa
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$72
Schedules at
time.jrbuskanto.co.jp.e.wn.hp.transer.com
Nouhi Bus
Website
nouhibus.co.jp
Bus from Fujikyu-Highland Station to Hirayu Onsen
Ave. Duration
3 h 24 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45
Schedules at
nouhibus.co.jp
Bus from Takayama Bus Terminal to Kanazawa Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$31
Schedules at
nouhibus.co.jp
Hokutetsu Transportation
Phone
81762375115
Website
hokutetsu.co.jp
Bus from Anamizu to Koyodai
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$21
Schedules at
hokutetsu.co.jp
Other operators
Taxi from Hakone to Odawara
Ave. Duration
21 min
Estimated price
$85 - $110
Odawara Hotoku Jidosha
Phone
+81 465-22-4155
Website
nttbj.itp.ne.jp

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Hakone and Kanazawa is 266 km. The road distance is 377 km.

The cheapest way to get from Hakone to Kanazawa is to drive which costs ¥4400 - ¥6500 and takes 5 h 6 min.

The quickest way to get from Hakone to Kanazawa is to taxi and train and fly which takes 4 h 18 min and costs ¥22000 - ¥55000.

It takes approximately 4 h 26 min to get from Hakone to Kanazawa, including transfers.